Topic: Diamonds - Profits, Pundits and Problems
When: Wednesday January 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, Lower Concourse, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto
Speaker: Jon Phillips, CG (AGS), GG
Divisional Manager for Canadian Diamonds at Corona Jewellery Company, Ltd.
Jon has been in the jewellery business for over 33 years and has worked in all of its "facets". Jon's responsibilities at Corona Jewellery include managing the rough to polish systems for Canadian Diamonds, from the purchasing of rough directly from mining companies to working with diamond polishing factories to produce the final product.
Jon is also the lead instructor for Corona and travels worldwide to promote Canadian diamonds and gold. He is Corona's first contact for anti-money laundering (AML) and Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) compliances. He currently sits on the boards of the Canadian Jewellers Association and Canadian Diamond Code of Conduct (CDCC).
All members and students are encouraged to attend our monthly meetings. Join us for an informative evening with your gemmological colleagues.